Unlike his Big Bang Theory character Dr. Sheldon Cooper, Jim Parsons loves being affectionate.
The actor gushed about his boyfriend Todd Spiewak on Instagram Tuesday to celebrate the couple’s 14th anniversary. “I met this guy (the one with the mic) 14 years ago today and it was the best thing that ever happened to me, no contest,” Parsons, 43, captioned a throwback selfie of him and Spiewak from a memorable karaoke session.
Adding, “One of his greatest gifts to me is that he no longer takes me to sing karaoke. Also, I believe this was a selfie with an actual camera, as our phones couldn’t do that back then hahaha! #todd #anniversary.”
Then in the years to follow, the TV star began to open up about his relationship with graphic designer Spiewak both in interviews and on social media. During Parson’s 2013 Emmy Awards acceptance speech, he concluded by saying, “To my favorite person on the planet, Todd Spiewak.”
And when asked about marriage by Ellen DeGeneres, Parsons revealed that there’s no rush to tie the knot. “I feel like I haven’t been enthusiastic enough about it and now I feel like I’m a loser for the cause,” he told the Ellen show host in May 2014.